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Iron County joins lawsuit against opioid companies


January 19, 2018


MILWAUKEE, Wis. — While the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted in December to join other counties in suing several pharmaceutical companies for their alleged roles in fueling the nationwide opioid crisis, it wasn’t until the lawsuit was actually filed earlier this month that many details in the case were spelled out.

Iron County is one of 12 Wisconsin counties listed as plaintiffs in the suit, which was filed Jan. 5 in federal court in Milwaukee; with Brown, Crawford, Juneau, Kewaunee, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Portage, Racine, Richlan...

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